TOKYO - The coalition of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a resounding victory in upper house elections Sunday, broadcasters' exit polls showed.
Pedestrians look at posters of candidates for the Japanese parliament's upper house election near a polling station in Tokyo on Sunday, July 21, 2013. (Bloomberg photo)
The Liberal Democratic Party and its junior partner New Komeito claimed at least 71 of the 121 seats that were being contested, NHK projected, handing them control over both chambers of parliament.
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